Crofton Athletic Council to sell souvenirs at parade WEST COUNTY -- Crofton * Odenton * Fort Meade * Gambrills


The Crofton Athletic Council (CAC) has changed its fall walk-in registration from May 28 to May 22 from 9 a.m. to noon at Crofton Elementary School.

* In celebration of 25 years of service, the CAC will sell souvenir flying disks, pennants and CAC bumper stickers at the registration and at the Armed Forces Day parade on Saturday. Or, buy them at one of the following locations: the O'Conor Piper & Flynn real estate office behind Friendly's restaurant and NAPA Auto Parts Store next to Rite Aid at the Priest Bridge Center. For more information, call Jerry Emmart, 261-0624, and leave a message.


A brown bag and elite boutique rummage sale is planned for Community United Methodist Church in Crofton on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The sale features used clothing and accessories. Proceeds will benefit the Methodist Women's projects. For more information, call 721-3556.


The Crofton Civic Association will present the Armed Forces Day Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday. The parade begins at Crofton Woods Elementary School and continues along the inner loop of Crofton Parkway to Crofton Elementary School on Duke of Kent Drive. Parade participants will include the Arundel High School Marching Band -- winners of the Grand Nationals Championship trophy for instrumental music at an April competition in Williamsburg, Va., -- the Crofton Athletic Council cheerleaders, the Multisport acrobatic team, the Key Club, Bel Air's twirling club, the Equilibrium horse team and the Fort George G. Meade Color Guard. For more information, call Sue Bents at 721-2301.


Crofton Chamber of Commerce members will be busy during the next few months. Their activities include participating in the Armed Forces Day Parade on Saturday and sponsoring a membership luncheon on May 18.

* The Transportation Subcommittee will meet with Crofton and Bowie civic leaders on May 20 in Bowie to discuss ways to improve Route 3.

* The chamber also is interested in forming committees for the Crofton July Fourth celebration, selection of the Crofton businessperson of the year and development of a comprehensive Crofton business guide. For more information, contact the chamber office at 721-9131.


The Bowie-Crofton Significant Others Support (SOS) Group for Multiple Sclerosis will meet May 21 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Church of the Redeemer, 7300 Race Track Road in Bowie. Meetings are open to the spouses, friends and relatives of those with multiple sclerosis. For more information, call 927-0458.


It's time to register for the Crofton Kiwanis Club's fifth annual 10K Challenge.

The race is scheduled for 8 a.m., June 12. The race will begin and end in front of the Crofton Country Club.

For more information on the race or to receive a registration form, call 721-3398 or 858-0454.


Congratulations to area nurses this week, particularly my mother, Fay Hubbard, a nurse at North Arundel Hospital. Nurses are celebrating National Nurses Week through tomorrow.


The Crofton Runners Club has announced the winners of its five- and two-mile races in April. The top finishers in the five-mile race are John Kirkpatric of Annapolis; John Ward of Owings; and Mark Ryan of Centreville, Va.

The age class winners are Neal Kindness, of Crofton, 20-29 age group; Derek Ammons of Glen Burnie, 30-39; Robert Bailey of Bowie, 40-49; Al Kubelius of Bowie 50-59; and Bill Burlison of Odenton, 60 and older.

The top three women are Pam Haley of Crofton; Mary Grillo of Gambrills; and Joan Woleschok of Virginia.

The top five male two-milers are Timothy Briles of Bowie; Tony Bugilisi of Bowie; Jim Kaufman of Bowie; Devin Schar of Gambrills; and Andrew Sakal of Gambrills. The top five women are Julie Bailey of Bowie; Sarah Kaufman of Bowie; Aileen Hartzell of Upper Marlboro; Regina Powel of Bowie; and Dorrie Cronk of Bowie.

For information on future races, call 721-0595 or 621-7302.

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